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We know, we know. There’s no ingredient more polarizing than the mushroom. But hear us out: Humble fungi are a surprisingly versatile (not to mention tasty) addition to meats, pastas and salads alike. Here are 25 mushroom-heavy recipes to prove it.

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Baked Chicken and Mushroom Risotto

A risotto that’s creamy sans stirring? Yes, it’s real.

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Grain-Free Mushroom, Spinach and Leek Pasta

Even though it’s vegetarian, you won’t miss the meat.

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Mini Skillet Pizzas with Mushrooms and Roasted Tomatoes

You had us at mini (and again at pizza).

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Easy Skillet Mushroom and Gouda Fondue

We’ve never said no to cheese.

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Poblano and Mushroom Tacos with Tomatoes and Goat Cheese

It’s time to take a break from beef.

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Easy Skillet Linguine with Trumpet Mushroom ‘Scallops’

This easy, earthy dinner is low-cal and comes together in less than 30 minutes.

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Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Barley Risotto

Bowls…who needs ’em?

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Dorie Greenspan’s Sheet-Pan Balsamic Chicken with Baby Potatoes and Mushrooms

Crispy, tangy and roasty. What’s not to like?

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Cheddar Bacon Portobello Mushroom Burger

Don’t skip the egg on top.

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Creamy Roasted Mushroom Soup

The fresh thyme and white wine are key.

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Mushroom Gnocchi with Arugula and Walnut Pesto

Have seconds. (And thirds.)

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30-Minute Portobello Mushroom Stir-Fry

We’re in it for the sesame-soy-maple sauce.

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Wild Mushroom Galette

The herby crust is a natural match for Gruyère, crème fraîche and chanterelles.

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Caramelized Mushroom Polenta

This dish by Coterie member Gaby Dalkin looks fancy (but is so, so easy).

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Mushroom Tom Kha Soup

You could order Thai food…or you could make this impressive soup. (Thanks, Jerrelle Guy.)

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Marsala Pasta with Spicy Italian Sausage and Mushrooms

Comfort food at its finest, courtesy of Coterie member Jesse Reilly.

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Asparagus and Mushroom Pasta

A simple Parmesan-butter sauce lets the main ingredients shine.

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Pasta with Italian Sausage, Kale and Mushrooms

A little bit healthy, a lot delicious.

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Warm Lentil, Tomato and Mushroom Salad

Gena Hamshaw’s endlessly adaptable dish is light and healthy…but won’t leave you starving.

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Baked Eggs with Mushrooms and Spinach

Truth be told, we’d eat these for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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Bok Choy and Wild Mushroom Soba Noodle Bowl

Miso and mushrooms are a match made in umami heaven.

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Miso Dijon Green Bean Mushroom Salad

Can we eat all of our veggies this way?

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One-Pan Chicken in Mushroom Sauce

Minimal cleanup and maximum flavor.

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Creamy Grits and Mushrooms

With three kinds of ’shrooms, who needs shrimp?

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Pepperoni Pizza Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

For lunch, dinner, a snack, whatever.

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